How to make gold rings: 9 stages of creating a masterpiece
Creating jewelry is a complex, responsible, but incredibly interesting process. To an uninitiated person, he seems akin to magic, because few of us know the stages of creating a masterpiece,…

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Diamond Cut Shape
Choosing jewelry with precious accents is always a daunting task. Especially if you have such a unique and expensive inlay as a faceted diamond. What types of stone cutting do…

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Phalanx rings
Phalangeal rings are miniature jewelry designed to be worn on the primary and middle phalanges of the fingers. It’s also a long and interesting jewelry story that turns a newfangled…

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Life in color: what are they – multi-colored diamonds

They captivate with their beauty. They give fabulous money at auctions. All fans of jewelry accessories dream of them. The richest people in the world arrange a “hunt” for them. All of these are colored diamonds. Where do fancy color diamonds come from? Why is everyone going crazy with such pebbles? Which specimens are considered the most expensive? Let’s try to figure it out!

History of colored diamonds
For a long time, diamonds, which had an interesting shade, were deprived of the attention of jewelry connoisseurs. They were confused with other minerals – corundum, quartz and other pebbles. When the scale of mineralogical hardness appeared and the methods of “age” analysis of minerals were developed, it became clear that not only transparent but also colored diamonds can be found in nature.

Jewelers began to use the concept of “fantasy diamonds” only at the end of the 20th century. Then the color versions of the “royal stone” and gained unprecedented popularity. 1987 is considered the “finest hour” of fantasy pieces. It was then that an auction was held in New York, at which a colored diamond was first appreciated. For a red pebble, the weight of which almost reached a carat, the buyer laid out a million dollars. This was a signal to the world about the beginning of a new era in jewelry: fantasy stones climbed the pedestal, and the more colorful the color of the diamond, the better. Continue reading

Medici Family Treasures
The famous Italian family of aristocrats and politicians, who became legendary not only in their homeland, but throughout the world, left behind a considerable inheritance. In particular, many of the…

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Closer to the body
You can see the pectoral cross on the neck of almost every person. And it doesn’t matter if he is a true believer or was baptized when he was a…

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Enamel jewelry, or how to drive a jewel “into paint”
It is difficult to imagine that there is a woman in the world who would refuse to have a couple more accessories in her own jewelry box. And when the…

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For centuries: how stones are fixed in jewelry
In precious jewelry there are no trifles. Starting from the choice of metal, the method of manufacturing the product, its design, the choice of fastener - each stage of the…

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